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El Dorado Kitchen

405 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-6608
+1 707-996-3030
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“truffle fries” (90 reviews)
“paella” (55 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
405 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-6608
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1 - 10 of 889 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I heard mixed reviews but so glad I tried the el dorado. I really liked the atmosphere and would recommend to sit outside on the patio. The menu has many great choices I ended up with a simple chicken that was delicious. Staff was very...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Food was delicious, very nice atmosphere, service was good.The menu had a nice choice of appetizers and entrees.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us came here for lunch as part of a food tour, and we loved it! It was my first time trying ahi tartare, and it was fantastic. But the truffle fries! A-mazing. All of the flavor with none of the greasiness or...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this restaurant after reviewing recommendations on line. Several said that the signature dish was the Paiea. So we went and both my wife and I ordered the Paiea. If this is their best dish I am sure glad I didn't order something else....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch with some friends on our way to Healdsburg. We tried to sit out on the patio but the only tables available were in the sun. We ordered the fish tacos which were good, the tostada and the hash. The food...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service here was good but the food was average. I ordered the fettuccine and it was bland. The others in the group said their meals were okay. I would not recommend this restaurant.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed dinner at El Dorado Kitchen - mussels, beet salad and truffle fries. All complimented with a delicious bottle of wine.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an absolutely delicious dinner here. Best paella I have had in a long time & my spouse loved the steak and truffle fries. Super friendly and attentive staff too (thanks Israel!).

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Sonoma for a couple days and we got a recommendation to go to El Dorado. Made a reservation and ended up running late and moving the res - they were EXTREMELY accommodating to the situation for it being a Friday night on a holiday...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the cold corn soup, spicy and delicious. Decided on two starters for my main: the ahi tartare served on avocado mousse w/ wontons and wasabi something, think it was sorbet. Delicious! And then had the lobster add-on w/ butter. Fresh and tender and...More

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Tom M
18 May 2017
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I believe it is $15
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-6608
    (West Spain Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-996-3030
  • E-mail
Description
Executive chef Armando Navarro's farm driven cuisine is a collection of earthy yet sophisticated, complex yet straightforward dishes that showcase the essence of seasonal produce. Chef Navarro sources his ingredients from local purveyors and nearby Sonoma farms, a commitment and dedication that is in line with El Dorado’s overall eco-friendly green initiatives.Navarro’s deeply satisfying cuisine can be enjoyed at El Dorado Kitchen. In the center of the main dining room, parties of up to 22 can gather around a 21-foot-long table fashioned from a single wood plank reclaimed from a Vermont bridge. This table is perfectly positioned to afford each diner a view of the artistic talents hard at work in the open kitchen.An outdoor courtyard allows diners to enjoy the beauty of Sonoma. Enjoy dinner under the fig trees and the clear Sonoma sky or take your lunch pool-side in your own private cabana or on one of the inviting day beds by the pool. We also offer casual dining in our lobby, nestled next to the glowing fireplace.
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